Looking to write about winter for your poetry and/or children’s books? Look no further! Here are 15 winter writing prompts to get you started.
My advice: be aware of market trends, but always write what you want to. But… isn’t that contradictory? Not necessarily.
Fall (or autumn, depending on your taste) is almost here in the northern hemisphere! Here are 15 writing prompts to inspire you this season.
Part of being a poetry and picture book editor is reading in the genres you work on. So I thought I’d share some of the highlights of what I’ve read so far this year!
I think that when a lot of writers decide to write a children’s picture book, they immediately believe it has to rhyme. But does it actually?
What exactly are some of the differences between three of the youngest kidlit categories?
Check out these fifteen spring-themed writing prompts! Whether you write poetry or children’s picture books – or something else entirely! – I hope these ideas provide a creative springboard.
A concept that I struggled with for a good long while was “show, don’t tell.” I just never found a good explanation for what that meant, exactly. But then it finally clicked. So I’m hoping that by writing this post, I can help it click for someone else.
It’s common for writers to wonder if they should hire a professional editor for each stage of editing. So… should you?
I realize that, as an editor of verse, I often throw around lingo that not everyone knows. So I figured it would be a good idea to cover some basic poetry terms in a handy-dandy guide you can come back to!